Colt Model 1860 Army

.44 caliber. 8" barrel length. SN: 53385. Single-action percussion revolver with hammer notch and German silver blade sights. Manufactured with blued metal finish and casehardened hammer, frame, and lever. One-piece wood grips show weak but visible inspector cartouches to both sides. Revolver is a three-screw frame type with cutouts for mounting Colt's shoulder stock. Top of barrel marked "ADDRESS SAML COLT NEW-YORK U.S. AMERICA" with "COLTS/PATENT" mark to left frame. Cylinder shows patent mark in addition to serial number. Serial numbers match except for wedge, which is accompanied by a replacement wedge screw. Forward grip strap shows "H" mark near triggerguard with "B" marks to cylinder and barrel. Comes in unsigned flapless leather holster with brass fittings.


Good. Bore is dark with oxidized spots throughout. Overall metal finish is a gray to brown patina with some additional scratches and dings. Brass gripstrap has some tarnish in corners and at edges near frame and grip. Wood grip finish worn with a chip to lower edge and some mars. Leather holster shows crazing overall with some wastage at upper edge. Brass components are tarnished. Action of pistol is functional with loose lockup.

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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